Procedural instructions Maritime Powers Act 2013

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From: Elias Ross

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Dear Department of Home Affairs,

Please provide procedural instructions or other operational policy instruction documents for maritime interceptions that require the removal of persons detained under the Maritime Powers Act 2013. Please also provide procedural documents for logistical arrangements relating to individualised assessments of unauthorised maritime arrivals intercepted at sea. The later is mentioned in the document with ID number VM-5272 (Procedural Instructions for Individualised Assessments).

Yours faithfully,

Elias Ross

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FOI Request: FA 20/09/01168
File Number: OBJ2020/30643

Dear Mr Ross,

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request

I refer to your correspondence received on 24 September 2020 seeking access to documents held by the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).

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You have requested access to the following:

Please provide procedural instructions or other operational policy instruction documents for maritime interceptions that require the removal of persons detained under the Maritime Powers Act 2013. Please also provide procedural documents for logistical arrangements relating to individualised assessments of unauthorised maritime arrivals intercepted at sea. The later is mentioned in the document with ID number VM-5272 (Procedural Instructions for Individualised Assessments).

Your request was received by the Department on 24 September 2020 and has been allocated FOI request number FA 20/09/01168 . Please include your FOI request number in all correspondence with the Freedom of Information Section.

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FOI Request:   FA 20/09/01168

File Number:   OBJ2020/30643 

 

Dear Mr Ross

I refer to your request received on 24 September 2020 for access to
documents under the FOI Act. You have requested access to the following:

 

Please provide procedural instructions or other operational policy
instruction documents for maritime interceptions that require the removal
of persons detained under the Maritime Powers Act 2013. Please also
provide procedural documents for logistical arrangements relating to
individualised assessments of unauthorised maritime arrivals intercepted
at sea. The later is mentioned in the document with ID number VM-5272
(Procedural Instructions for Individualised Assessments).

The current due date for your request is Saturday, 24 October 2020. 

In order for the Department to complete the decision making process in
relation to the documents that fall within the scope of your request, the
Department will require additional time to process your request.

The Department seeks your agreement under section 15AA of the FOI Act to
extend the timeframe for the processing of your request by 16 days. This
would extend the due date for your request to Monday, 9 November 2020. 

It would assist the Department in managing its FOI caseload if you could
provide a response to this request by close of business, Thursday 22
October 2020.

If you wish to discuss this matter further, please contact me on the
details below.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Freedom of Information Officer

Position no. 60103474

FOI Section

FOI and Records Management Branch

Data Division

Strategy & Law Enforcement Group

Email: [1][DIBP request email]

Department of Home Affairs - [2]www.homeaffairs.gov.au

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From: Elias Ross

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Dear FOI,

Thank you for the note. I approve of the extension

Yours sincerely,

Elias Ross

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